Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 13:29
Mark your calendar for the Third Annual Estes Park Holiday Market the weekend before Thanksgiving on Saturday, November 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, November 22, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event will be held at the Estes Park Conference Center adjacent to the Rocky Mountain Park Inn off Highway 7. This event is free to the public. Drawings will be held every hour for a $10 certificate that the winner can spend with any of the vendors this weekend only.
Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 13:08
Proprietors Betsy Hubner, Chrystal DeCoster, and Clara Thomas were joined by dozens of friends and family as Lyons Mayor John “Tex” O’Brien helped them cut the ribbon for the grand opening of their Western Stars Gallery & Studio last Sunday (November 15) afternoon. The gala affair was catered by the new restaurant The Axe & Oar, which is located in the same building at 160 East Main Street in Lyons (the former Outlaw Saloon).
In addition to featuring the art of the proprietors, the gallery will also show numerous works of art from local and regional artists familiar to most area residents. They include: Mary Magdalena, Ruth Wilson, Rick Hammans, Ron McGuckin, Diane Dandeneau, to name just a few. The studio portion of the endeavor will be available to local artist for
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 12:54
If you missed last weekend’s opening night tapas potluck for the art show, “Hope and Harvest” at Town Hall fear not, it will be hanging in the council chambers through the remainder of 2015.
However, if you happen to be in the Netherlands between now and the end of November and you want to catch an art show featuring the artwork of a Lyons artist, you are
Published on Thursday, November 19 2015 13:05
Another week gone by, winter is coming. However, Lyons (declared in the banana belt) did not get that big snow and blizzard like they did down in the eastern part of the state. Yes, we are mighty lucky!
CODE OF ETHICS
I was given a reprimand Monday night at the Town Board meeting for my Code of Ethics transgression. I admitted I did it and am sorry for the mess-up. I will receive a letter of reprimand and maybe go to some training. However, I misconstrued who knew the information I was seeking when I didn’t get an answer from Victoria, the Town Manager,
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 09:30
Join us for the opening reception of the 2015 BFA Capstone Exhibitions with work from CSU art students. Exhibits include Dharma Bum from Jackson Connolly, Interlaced Alchemy from Chelsea Moller, and Close In from Cisco Fahnestock, Kate Foster, Alexandra Lake and Kayla Moore. Gallery Nine-Seventy is open Saturdays from 11 am-6 pm. And is located at 1015 S.
Published on Thursday, November 12 2015 13:01
A busy week, and a dab of snow. We had to get our winter coats etc., out of storage this past week with that cold rain and snow. However the turn of cold weather is later than usual, but it appears winter is finally here.
WEDNESDAY WAS VETERANS DAY
A day to bow our heads in thanks to all area and worldwide veterans who have fought and sacrificed for America’s freedom. Through the wars we lost Jack Kelly, Aldro Stedman, Robert Hammans, Mickey Hawkins, and Barry Thomas. A sacrifice of their lives for us at home, so we can enjoy peace and quiet, and continue to fight the battles
Published on Thursday, November 05 2015 14:57
In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known the author of this column is an elected official. Her opinions are hers, and do not necessarily reflect those of the entire Board of Trustees.
Ah, what a lovely, fun-filled week! The Lyons Elementary School “Monster Mash” was held last Friday afternoon on the playground, with all kids in costumes, dancing to the music, eating popcorn, etc. Whooo, what fun!
The “Rave to the Grave” held Friday night at Planet Bluegrass was outstanding with great costumes, a big crowd, good music, and